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Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet. (2020)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. [2021]. Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet. Women's history review [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2020.1860281

This Viewpoint positions the contemporary UK parenting website Mumsnet within the wider history of mothers' organisations' interactions with politics and politicians over the last 100 years. While the politicisation of motherhood is nothing new, and... Read More about Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet..

Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. [2020]. Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. Library management [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-09-2020-0131

Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic has placed online learning, blended or hybrid provision as the ‘new normal’ in Higher Education. For most universities and their academic libraries, especially those with a less strong online presence, the pandemic has... Read More about Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy..

Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. [2020]. Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children. Journal of research in innovative teaching and learning [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/jrit-06-2020-0031

Purpose – This paper examines children’s development of digital literacy, resilience and citizenship in the online environment, addressing active engagement, and participation via cartoon videos. Previous research has emphasised the positive role of... Read More about Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children.

Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. (2020)
Journal Article
DAVIDSON, A. and REID, P.H. [2020]. Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2020-0157

"Fraserburgh on Film" is an online platform created for the purpose of collating digital heritage film from the communities situated in the corner of North-East Scotland. The research adopted an ethnographic approach working within the community, wit... Read More about Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film..

Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. (2020)
Journal Article
OPPENHEIM, C. [2020]. Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000620970799

This is a book review by Charles Oppenheim of Richard Ovenden's book 'Burning the book: a history of knowldege under attack'. The book is the product of some detailed research (and Ovenden, in his lengthy list of acknowledgements, notes the help he... Read More about Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'..

Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages. (2020)
Journal Article
LAING, A. 2020. Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages. Publishing research quarterly [online], 36(4), pages 585-600. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-020-09759-5

This project explores the business practices and cultural place of independent bookshops in Scotland. The research examines the connections that independent bookshops have with their various stakeholders, and investigates the support and policy chang... Read More about Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages..

The folklore-centric gaze: a relational approach to landscape, folklore and tourism. (2020)
Journal Article
IRONSIDE, R. and MASSIE, S. 2020. The folklore-centric gaze: a relational approach to landscape, folklore and tourism. Time and mind [online], 13(3), pages 227-244. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1751696X.2020.1809862

Supernatural folktales have a long oral tradition in Scotland, embedded in local communities and the landscapes of the region. Recently, these folktales have been utilised by destinations as a form of place-making, and a driver for increasing tourist... Read More about The folklore-centric gaze: a relational approach to landscape, folklore and tourism..

Does education in library and information studies in the United Kingdom have a future? (2020)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R. and OPPENHEIM, C. 2020. Does education in library and information studies in the United Kingdom have a future? Education for information [online], 36(4), pages 411-440. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/EFI-200370

The last decade has seen a decline in the fortunes of the Library and Information Science (LIS) sector in the UK, both in professional practice and in higher education. This paper sets out to assess the health and wellbeing of LIS teaching and resear... Read More about Does education in library and information studies in the United Kingdom have a future?.

Links between solo tourism perceptions and desires for social interaction and solitude. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
LEITH, C. 2020. Links between solo tourism perceptions and desires for social interaction and solitude. In Martí-Parreño, J., Gómez-Calvet, R. and Muñoz de Prat, J. (eds.) ICTR 2020: proceedings of the 3rd International conference on tourism research 2020, 27-28 March 2020, Valencia, Spain. Reading: ACPI [online]. Available from: http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_7115822

There is a continuing growth of solo tourism as a significant sector within the tourism industry. This growth reflects a general growth of solo lifestyle choices in areas such as housing, work, relationships and leisure pursuits. While reasons for th... Read More about Links between solo tourism perceptions and desires for social interaction and solitude..

Professional learning through collaborative online international learning. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
SWARTZ, S., BARBOSA, B., CRAWFORD, I. and LUCK, S. 2020. Professional learning through collaborative online international learning. In Gómez Chova, L., López Martínez, A. and Candel Torres, I. (eds.) Proceedings of the 12th International conference on education and new learning technologies (EDULEARN20), 6-7 July 2020, [virtual conference]. Valencia: International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) [online], pages 3564-3571. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21125/edulearn.2020.0997

Collaborative online international learning (COIL) presents relevant opportunities for innovation in the teaching-learning process. Global virtual teams (GVTs) activities provide a very broad set of advantages, including the development of soft skill... Read More about Professional learning through collaborative online international learning..

A study of higher education students' self-perceived digital competences for learning and everyday life online participation. (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K., FULTON, C., KOSTAGIOLAS, P. and LAVRANOS, C. 2020. A study of higher education students' self-perceived digital competences for learning and everyday life online participation. Journal of documentation [online], 76(6), pages 1413-1458. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-03-2020-0041

Purpose: An increasing amount of research and debate has emerged over the last few years, emphasising the need for developing digitally competent, literate, able, skilled, capable people within a constantly changing technological and online environme... Read More about A study of higher education students' self-perceived digital competences for learning and everyday life online participation..

Instagram versus reality: the design and use of self-curated photo elicitation in a study exploring the construction of Scottish identity amongst personal style influencers on Instagram. (2020)
Journal Article
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. [2020]. Instagram versus reality: the design and use of self-curated photo elicitation in a study exploring the construction of Scottish identity amongst personal style influencers on Instagram. Qualitative research [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1468794120934404

This paper evaluates the use of self-curated photo elicitation as a new method for exploring self-identity by reflecting on its design and use in a study of Scottish identity. The approach builds on the work of others in the fields of visual analysis... Read More about Instagram versus reality: the design and use of self-curated photo elicitation in a study exploring the construction of Scottish identity amongst personal style influencers on Instagram..

Hidden and forbidden: conceptualising dark knowledge. (2020)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. and LLOYD, A. 2020. Hidden and forbidden: conceptualising dark knowledge. Journal of documentation [online], 76(6), pages 1341-1358. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-12-2019-0234

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce the concept of Dark Knowledge, an epistemology which acknowledges both alternative knowledges and ways of knowing which are cognizant of the moral and ethical positioning of each. Design/methodology/... Read More about Hidden and forbidden: conceptualising dark knowledge..

The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle. (2020)
Thesis
MCNICHOLAS, C. 2020. The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The global market for international postgraduate students is becoming increasingly competitive as more institutions offer Masters level courses and universities need to increase revenues. The UK Government and universities want to stop the declining... Read More about The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle..

Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2020. Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online. In Domenech, J., Merello, P., de la Poza, E. and Peña-Ortiz, R. (eds.). Proceedings of the 6th International Higher education advances conference 2020 (HEAd'20), 2-5 June 2020, València, Spain. València: Universitat Politècnica de València [online], pages 993-1000. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4995/HEAd20.2020.11185

International trade, enabled by rapid technological advances, has had a profound effect on the way employees work and communicate in a borderless, virtual environment. Within this context, classroom collaboration through online virtual teams can be a... Read More about Employability through experiential delivery of intercultural communication skills online..

From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism. (2020)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2020. From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism. In Gulyas, A. and Baines, D. Routledge companion to local media and journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 30. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780815375364

Local newspapers were once bastions of their communities – reporting everything from church fetes to factory closures and speaking truth to power to councillors and business leaders. But growing competition from online media, combined with advertisin... Read More about From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism..

Scottish fashion influencers: constructing a style identity on Instagram. (2020)
Journal Article
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2020. Scottish fashion influencers: constructing a style identity on Instagram. International journal of fashion studies [online], 7(1), pages 73-96. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/infs_00017_1

This article builds on existing theories of self presentation and identity through a study into the behaviour of fashion influencers who position themselves as Scottish on Instagram. Fourteen interviews were carried out with Scottish fashion influenc... Read More about Scottish fashion influencers: constructing a style identity on Instagram..

Caroline Phillips: balancing life as a journalist and a suffragette in a Scottish city. (2020)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2020. Caroline Phillips: balancing life as a journalist and a suffragette in a Scottish city. Women's history review [online], 29(6): the women's suffrage campaign in Britain and Ireland: new perspectives, pages 940-954. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2020.1745401

Aberdeen Art Gallery holds a unique collection in the history of the women's suffrage movement in Scotland: the correspondence of Caroline Phillips, woman journalist and honorary secretary of the Aberdeen branch of the WSPU, 1907-09. A Heritage Lotte... Read More about Caroline Phillips: balancing life as a journalist and a suffragette in a Scottish city..

Editorial. (2020)
Journal Article
REID, P. and DYE, J. 2020. Editorial. Library and information history [online], 36(1), page iii. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/lih.2020.0002

This edition of Library and Information History marks the journal's move to Edinburgh University Press as the publisher. The process of moving to EUP has been conducted behind-the-scenes over the last couple of years and I must pay tribute to the mem... Read More about Editorial..